Russo is a tertiary antagonist in the 2012-2013 brazilian telenovela Salve Jorge. He is one of Livia Marini's allies in the trafficking of women in Turkey. He is a violent man, overbearing and abominable, who likes to sexually abuse, assault and rape trafficked women. One of his biggest victims was the young woman trafficked Jessica, who was sexually abusing her and even had her house burned in Brazil.
At the end of the novel, he was tortured by the trafficked women under delegate Jo.